Ratings: Renewed Fringe Rises, Nikita Steady, Finder and Supernatural Dip
CBS, meanwhile, led the night in both total viewers and in the demo, despite all three of its shows experiencing declines.
Going hour by hour….
8 pm | Undercover Boss led the hour with 7.15 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating, down about 10 percent from its last fresh outing. Shark Tank (5.4 mil/1.4) was down 12 percent in the demo, while WDYTYA (5.2 mil/1.0) saw gains of 12 and 25 percent. The Finder dipped 8 percent to 3.94 mil/1.1, Nikita held steady at 1.32 mil/0.4, matching its series low demo.
9 pm | CSI: NY (9 mil/1.4) was down 18 percent in the demo (tying Grimm for the win), yet led the hour in viewers. Grimm was flat with 4.5 mil/1.4. Fringe (3.14 mil/1.1) celebrated its final-season pickup with gains of 4 and 10 percent. Supernatural (1.53 mil/0.6) dipped a tenth, matching its series low.
10 pm | Blue Bloods, with an audience of 10.2 mil and a 1.4 rating (down 18 percent), was the night’s most watched program and tied 20/20 for the hourly demo win.